“Conditions that worked for my kid won’t be the same for yours, etc.” By Evan Lavender-Smith
The San Francisco Giants aren’t underdogs very often. The seven-time world champions have bred a long tradition of success, from their roots in Manhattan to their current home in the Bay Area.
As a long-suffering fan himself, Scott Behson empathizes with fans who root for the Pirates. Still, he feels the need to tell them the truth.
Tim Lincecum is just one of many pitching aces who’s lost his fastball. Neil Cohen wonders if it matters? (Hint: yes, if you’re Lincecum)
Despite two World Series wins in three years, Neil Cohen wonders why the Giants are once again fighting for respect.
Jim Jividen concludes the story of San Francisco’s surprising run to the 2012 World Series with a look at the Giants’ unlikeliest heroes.
Jim Jividen continues the story of the San Francisco Giants’ surprising run to the World Series, recapping their NLCS showdown against the St. Louis Cardinals.
“2012 has been the best year of my life. I got married. I left a crappy job to take the best one I ever had. My baseball team won the World Series.”
In honor of his beloved (but stunningly average) Giants’ surprising World Series win, Jim Jividen ranks all of the Fall Classic winners from 1 to 108.
While still savoring the Giants’ latest World Series victory, Jim Jividen pauses to reflect on the lives of the nine men who played only one career game with the San Francisco Giants.
With his beloved Giants up 1-0 on the Detroit Tigers, Jim Jividen takes time to reflect on San Francisco’s track record in the World Series.
As San Francisco Giants prepare for their second National League Championship Series in three years, Giants superfan Jim Jividen offers a deeply personal account of postseasons past.
Jim Jividen thought he had it figured out. Then his beloved San Francisco Giants went and won the World Series, and he went and got married. All this, plus weekly football picks!
Rick Chandler talks to us about Deadspin, selling back range balls, and finding an elephant in your parking spot.
Muslim lawyer and best-selling author Qasim Rashid has challenged Hirsi Ali to a public debate. Will she accept?
Divorce can leave you feeling like love is impossible. Quentin Hafner opens the door to finding love again—and making it last.
Spring Break, the cruelest prank the public schools system ever played on the average working American parent.
Sometimes, you just feel a bad parent. But that doesn’t mean its true.
Professional photographer, Vincent Pugliese, shares his love of sports, one picture and one memory at a time.
The majority of American news outlets and police officers exhibit racial bias in their work.
Tim Lineaweaver shares his views on how to replace the desperation of an unfulfilled life with joy.
William Boyle on the history of eugenics, and how it’s still harming our kids today.
Criminal justice reform takes more than discussion and legislation. It takes courage, action, and maybe some new technology.
Why does Steven Lake want to get married after many years of happy cohabiting? Will marriage spoil a good thing?
The article confirmed what I had already known for about a decade: I was doomed to a nasty, short, and miserable life.
Why waste your time creating something you don’t care about, aren’t invested in? Life is too short.
This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.
Ty Phillips is raising his girls to be confident, independent women, because who they are and who they become isn’t up to him.
When we love, we can often stumble into loss. Nathan Graziano shares with us the story of one of his first loves, leaving us to reel in the heartbreaking reality that is loving someone with depression.
Lodro Rinzler has a new take on the question every kid is asked: What do you want to be when you grow up?
What do we do when someone we know—a friend, a brother, a family member—is found to be abusing someone else? Saumya Arya Haas, with great sadness, decided what she needed to do.
There is a beauty in the human connection that comes from falling in love with someone you don’t know.
You know that moment when you’d like to rip her clothes off, and she’s given you the green light, and you are just too tired to care? That job.
Alex Yarde doesn’t look like someone who shaves, but oh how the BIC Flex 5 helps him get at the places he needs! #SmoothUp